There are a lot of good particular examples of innumeracy at this question. But in addition what I would like is to be able to consistently bring current examples in to class. Does anyone maintain a blog that collects such examples as they occur?

  • $\begingroup$ Mike, I love this question. I read and participated in the linked question. I know there are sites that fact check media and point out their errors. Hopefully we find a few that focus on the math errors. $\endgroup$ – JTP - Apologise to Monica Jan 10 '15 at 14:11
  • $\begingroup$ I put this on twitter. $\endgroup$ – Sue VanHattum Jan 10 '15 at 17:53
  • $\begingroup$ One place you might find this is on math blogs that have a relevant tag. Quickly googling led me to the math-mistakes tag here; perhaps it has some good stuff. It is not often updated, but there's at least a nice example in this ad (captioned by the blog as: Perhaps the second bar is twice as delicious as the first). $\endgroup$ – Benjamin Dickman Jan 10 '15 at 19:28
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    $\begingroup$ If no one finds a good link ... would someone be willing to maintain such a site? Or at least moderate submissions? Hmm maybe I'll do it ... $\endgroup$ – Brendan W. Sullivan Jan 15 '15 at 23:43
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    $\begingroup$ @brendansullivan07 I've added a chat room to discuss this. chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/34405/innumeracy $\endgroup$ – JTP - Apologise to Monica Jan 16 '16 at 18:11

This one looks promising: http://goodstatsbadstats.com/ But the last posting was in October.


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